Wilfred

or Wil·frid

[ wil-frid ]
/ ˈwɪl frɪd /

noun

a male given name: from Old English words meaning “will” and “peace.”

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Wilfrid
/ (ˈwɪlfrɪd) /

noun

Saint. 634–709 ad, English churchman; bishop of York (?663–?703). At the Synod of Whitby (664) he argued successfully that Celtic practices should be replaced by Roman ones in the English Church. Feast day: Oct 12
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